|Modern History: Algiers in the 1930s - Unknown|
This clip is an extract from the amateur film "European Trip". Some young Americans visit Europe, probably in 1936, and pass Algiers on their way to Italy. Their impressions of Algiers are described in the title cards: - Algiers, city of contrasts! The modern French section. - We saw some strange sights in the old Arabic quarters. Extract by Eva Vikström, August 2007. Source: http://www.archive.org/details/EuropeanTrip
Keywords: stock footage; Algiers; tourism; 1930s
|Modern History: Franklin D. Roosevelt - Six Fireside Chats 1933-1938 - Universal Studios|
These clips deal with the New Deal. They include six of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats on the economic policy for fighting the Great Depression. All clips are somewhat edited partial Universal Newsreels. In these recordings Roosevelt reads shortened versions of the speeches. The full texts can be found here: http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/firesi90.html And, the achievements of the Roosevelt administration are discussed in this film: http://www.archive.org/details/openmind_ep1152 And, a...
Keywords: stock footage; Franklin D. Roosevelt; New Deal; 1930s
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